TBI Agents Investigating Mt. Juliet Shooting

At the request of 15th District Attorney General Jason Lawson, TBI special agents continue to investigate the circumstances leading to the shooting of a man Thursday morning during an interaction with an officer from the Mount Juliet Police Department. Around 8:00 a.m., officers responded to a report of an armed man at a grocery story … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Mt. Juliet Shooting

TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime in Tennessee’ Publication

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its 2020 ‘Crime in Tennessee’ publication, which details the volume and nature of crime, as reported by the state’s law enforcement agencies. The report compiles data submitted to TBI through the Tennessee Incident-Based Reporting System (TIBRS). Among the report’s findings: A total of 506,558 Group A … Continue reading TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime in Tennessee’ Publication

TBI Retaliation Case Leads to Charges for Kingston Man

ROANE COUNTY – Special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments charging a Kingston man accused of threatening the lives of law enforcement officers who previously investigated him. At the request of 9th District Attorney General Russell Johnson, TBI agents began investigating a series of phone calls made to the Tennessee Board … Continue reading TBI Retaliation Case Leads to Charges for Kingston Man

TBI, MNPD, DEA Arrest Man Accused of Possessing Large Quantity of Methamphetamine and Cocaine in Nashville

NASHVILLE – In a joint effort, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Metropolitan Nashville Police Department and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration have arrested a man accused of trafficking a large quantity of illegal drugs in Nashville. In recent months, investigators developed information about the potential transport of multiple kilograms of methamphetamine into Middle Tennessee. … Continue reading TBI, MNPD, DEA Arrest Man Accused of Possessing Large Quantity of Methamphetamine and Cocaine in Nashville

Now Hiring! Intelligence Analyst Positions Open! (Chattanooga & Knoxville)

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions. INTELLIGENCE ANALYST 1 | Criminal Investigation DivisionKnoxville Job Duties: This is an entry-level position responsible for providing analytical support to Federal, State, and Local law enforcement agencies statewide and nationwide, in response to requests for assistance. Specifically, provides analytical aid … Continue reading Now Hiring! Intelligence Analyst Positions Open! (Chattanooga & Knoxville)

TBI Warns of Phone Scheme Involving Tennessee Human Trafficking Hotline Number

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation would like to warn the public about a reported phone scheme involving a man presenting himself as a representative of a human trafficking task force. The scheme reportedly uses the phone number of the Tennessee Human Trafficking Hotline, as well as a number associated with the Metropolitan Nashville … Continue reading TBI Warns of Phone Scheme Involving Tennessee Human Trafficking Hotline Number

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Overton County

At the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI special agents continue to investigate the circumstances leading to the deadly shooting of a Sewanee man during an interaction with deputies from the Overton County Sheriff’s Office on Friday evening. Shortly after 7 p.m., deputies were dispatched to an address in the 1600 block … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Overton County

Antioch Man Indicted, Charged in TBI Sex Doll Investigation

NASHVILLE – Special agents assigned to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit have arrested and charged an Antioch man accused of possessing childlike sex dolls. TBI agents began investigating its case in October 2020, after receiving information that William Crowder (DOB 4-11-69) ordered a childlike sex doll to be shipped … Continue reading Antioch Man Indicted, Charged in TBI Sex Doll Investigation

Six Men Arrested, Charged in Monroe County Human Trafficking Operation

SWEETWATER – A two-day undercover operation by special agents with the TBI’s Human Trafficking Unit, the Sweetwater Police Department, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, the 10th Judicial District Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, Homeland Security Investigations, and the office of 10th District Attorney General Steve Crump has resulted in the arrest of several men … Continue reading Six Men Arrested, Charged in Monroe County Human Trafficking Operation

TBI Launches TN KidKit, New Resource for Parents and Guardians

EASY-TO-USE TOOL AIMS TO SPEED UP SEARCHES FOR MISSING TENNESSEE CHILDREN NASHVILLE – Today, to coincide with National Missing Children’s Day, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation launched TN KidKit, a resource to help parents and guardians document key details about the children in their care, just in case an emergency should arise. “When a child … Continue reading TBI Launches TN KidKit, New Resource for Parents and Guardians